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Filled legs in horses: how to identify the cause *H&H Plus*

Swollen or filled legs are not uncommon in horses, but are they always a cause for concern? H&H outlines the potential causes and explains when you need to seek veterinary advice...

Swollen or filled legs in horses are not uncommon during autumn and winter as horses spend more time standing in their stables. Some owners will find their horse’s legs become filled overnight, with the hind legs typically more swollen than the front. In these cases the amount of swelling is typically similar in each pair of legs (fronts or hinds).

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